Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year at VNS

As the lazy Summer days come to a close, the longing for a routine and the crisp days of Fall fill us with both excitement and anticipation. The teachers at VNS have been busy preparing the classrooms for the arrival of happy, anxious, enthusiastic, nervous and curious children on September 13th. Before we know it these children will hold near and dear places in our heart and they will build friendships, learn and grow together. VNS has been in operation for more then fifty years and even with changing times, the importance of early childhood education and the collaboration that occurs on a daily basis continues to be magical!

Class offerings:

Terrific Twos program-  Monday mornings (starting in October) from 10:00-11:15AM/ $60.00 monthly

Three Year Old program options- Tuesday/Thursday or Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 9:00-11:30AM / $135TTH or $185MWF monthly

Four Year Old program- Tuesdays-Fridays 9:15-12:30 (with lunch time)

Our talented staff are all extensively trained in early childhood education and are First Aid/CPR certified. The Head Teachers hold Masters in Education and/or Certification in Education,

Head Teachers: Amanda Brueckner (Twos), Marian Kane (Threes) , Melissa McHugh (Fours)

Assistant Teachers: Amanda Brueckner,  Mary Giardina, Jennifer Haenlein

Please email Melissa McHugh at vnsdirector@yahoo.com or call (845)534-9254 with any questions regarding our program. Thank you. Happy Fall!


Registration for 2017-2018 School Year

We hope that everyone had a joyous holiday season! Happy and Peaceful 2017!

Village Nursery School will be holding registration for the 2017-2018 school year on the following dates:
Priority registration will be sent out to current families the first week of January.There is also an option for current families and any family that previously had children enrolled at VNS to register in person on Tuesday, January 24th,2017(between 9:15-
10:15). Snow date is January 26th.

OpenHouse to the Community will be held on Saturday,January 28th from 10:00-11:30 (snow date: February 4th). There will be an opportunity to tour our classrooms, ask questions, and register on this day.Please encourage any prospective students to come join us on this and see our wonderful programming. All are welcome!

Our programs will be as follows:

Terrific Twos(with caregiver): Mondays (starting in October)

Threes Program:
2 Options:
MWF 9:00-11:30
TTH 9:00-11:30

Fours Program:
2 Options:
TWTHF 9:15-12:30 (with lunch)
MWF 12:15-2:45

We still have limited availability in both the MWF fours and the Terrific Twos classes for the current school year. Please call Melissa McHugh at 534-9254 or email vnsdirector@yahoo.com to inquire.

All the Best;
Melissa McHugh


Please join us for our Registration/OpenHouse

Welcome to Village Nursery School! We are in the process of registering  for the 2017/2018 school year. Please join us at our General Registration to register your child for our two, three, or four year old programs.

Our 2017-2018 programs are as follows:

Terrific Twos ( with parent or caregiver)  Mondays 10-11:15  $60 a month

Threes (MWF or TTH AM 9-1130)    $135 a month

Fours Three Day (MWF PM 12:15-2:45)     $185 a month

Fours Four Day (TWTHF 915-12:30) $305 a month

General Registraion is Saturday, January 28th (Snowdate:  Feb. 4th)


Open to the community.


Please contact Melissa McHugh at 534-9254 or at vnsdirector@yahoo.com to schedule a tour/registration appointment.

Inclement Weather

Please NOTE: We follow the Cornwall Central School District calendar for holidays, school closings and inclement weather delays. (In the event of a delayed opening, The Village Nursery School opens at 10:00AM.)